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FOX News
Apr 3, 2013 2:00am PDT
from washington. >> president obama barack obama continues his pressure campaign on a reluctant congress to pass federal gun control legislation. he's heading to colorado to meet with police and local lawmakers displaying a gun control package signed into law by governor john hick looper, yet his arguments are supposedly full of stale statistics. 40% of all gun purchases were made without a background check, but that number is almost 20 years old. >> why wouldn't we want to make it more difficult for a dangerous person to get his or her hand on a gun? why wouldn't we want to close the loophole that allows as many as 40% of all gun purchases to take place without a background check? why wouldn't we do that? >> that 40% bit was pulled from a study where 251 answered the question about where they got their guns. now we're hearing from groups like the washington gun association. members held a press conference yesterday offering a number of alternatives including allowing school personnel to carry firearms and more attention to those who are suffering from mental issues. >> the unit
FOX News
Apr 5, 2013 2:00am PDT
doors and then they waited almost an hour before calling the police. the man was arrested on the plane just 15 minutes before takeoff. >> listen to this one. president obama is under fire this morning for a comment that he made about california's attorney general pamela harris. he was speaking at a fund-raiser and the president said this -- quote -- "she's brilliant, she's dedicated. she's tough. she also happens to be by far the best-looking attorney general. it's true. come on." the president also called harris a great friend and great supporter for many years. she served as california's attorney general since 2011 and she's considered a rising star in the democratic party. she's often mentioned as a potential candidate for governor. bet michelle is not too happy about that one. that is your five at 5. >> north korea taking their threat to a whole new level. they have now placed missiles within range of u.s. bases in the area. we're live in washington with the very latest on this developing story. >> we are hearing reports north korea has positioned two of its missiles on mobil
FOX News
Apr 4, 2013 2:00am PDT
who is talking. yesterday president obama delivering a speech on gun control. his backdrop? police officers. >> not everyone is pleased with the president's choice of location and that backdrop. larama county sherrif tells greta van susteren he feels his state has been used as a pawn. >> these officers have a job to do, should be used on the streets protecting their community not used as political props. the officers i talked with are disgusted they had been cajoled to be on stage. >> some of the police officers didn't show up today or didn't stand by the president. is that in part because of the controversial new gun control law in colorado? is that what is sort of distressing some police officers or members of law enforcement? >> absolutely. that's what really went over the edge. i personally spoke with some officers that came out to the rally that the sherrifs and i, colorado sherrifs held, and they told us that they were adamantly opposed to these gun measures the president pushed on colorado. and they were really disgusted bid idea of being pushed up there. what bothers us is
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